Wild Rumpus Sports

New England – Arrival

We got to Anchorage on Thursday, mostly en masse, with a few of the college guys trickling in after finishing out the week. Five minutes of seeing the mountains here are worth the whole uncomfortable plane ride up here. The team is pretty fired up, we’ve been hitting the trails in the mornings, and getting little tastes of Anchorage in our afternoons (for Kyle Dewey, these tastes have come mostly courtesy of Burger King). The snow is pretty thin. And pretty crusty. And pretty dirty. And that’s where there aren’t lakes of standing water. But thats ski racing, and no one knows how to ski the ghetto conditions like New Englanders. (more…)